Cologne bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1049
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 19 x 7 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass cologne bottle blown in a two-part mold with flange lip, neck paneled below wide medial collar-rib, rectangular body with panels on four sides three of which contain paired gadroon ribs, and diagonal mold mark on base.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group